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Arthur Ogami - Kimi Ogami Interview

Date: August 10, 2010
Location: Las Vegas, Nevada
Videographer: Kirk Peterson
Densho ID: ddr-manz-1-109
01:47:29
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Arthur Ogami: Nisei male. Born April 10, 1922 in Whittier, California. Spent childhood in California, before being removed to Manzanar concentration camp in 1942. Left Manzanar several times to work as a beet topper for local farmers. Decided to expatriate to Japan because of mother's wishes, and was transferred to Tule Lake concentration camp. In 1945, was moved with brother to Bismarck, North Dakota, a Department of Justice camp, before renouncing U.S. citizenship and traveling with family to Japan. Lived and worked in Japan until the 1950s, when he was able have his U.S. citizenship reinstated and return to the U.S. Raised family in Los Angeles, California.

Kimi Ogawa: Shin-Issei female. Born January 4, 1928, in Fukuoka, Japan. Lived in Japan during World War II, and in this interview, discusses her memories of wartime Japan. Met Arthur Ogami in Japan, married, and immigrated to the U.S. in the 1950s.
This interview is part of the Manzanar National Historic Site Collection. Visit Densho for more information.

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Interview location: Las Vegas, Nevada Kimi's family background Segment 1 of 17 [ Next segment ] For more information, visit Densho
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Interview location: Las Vegas, Nevada Living in Japan prior to World War II Segment 2 of 17 [ Previous segment ] -- [ Next segment ] For more information, visit Densho
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Interview location: Las Vegas, Nevada Celebrating the emperor's birthday in Japan Segment 3 of 17 [ Previous segment ] -- [ Next segment ] For more information, visit Densho
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Interview location: Las Vegas, Nevada Working in a factory in Japan during World War II Segment 4 of 17 [ Previous segment ] -- [ Next segment ] For more information, visit Densho
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Interview location: Las Vegas, Nevada Arthur and Kimi's meeting in Japan Segment 5 of 17 [ Previous segment ] -- [ Next segment ] For more information, visit Densho
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Interview location: Las Vegas, Nevada Arthur's memories of returning to the U.S. Segment 6 of 17 [ Previous segment ] -- [ Next segment ] For more information, visit Densho
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Interview location: Las Vegas, Nevada Arthur's first impressions of Japan Segment 7 of 17 [ Previous segment ] -- [ Next segment ] For more information, visit Densho
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Interview location: Las Vegas, Nevada Regaining U.S. citizenship Segment 8 of 17 [ Previous segment ] -- [ Next segment ] For more information, visit Densho
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Interview location: Las Vegas, Nevada Returning to the U.S. as a newly married couple Segment 9 of 17 [ Previous segment ] -- [ Next segment ] For more information, visit Densho
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Interview location: Las Vegas, Nevada Arthur's work in Japan Segment 10 of 17 [ Previous segment ] -- [ Next segment ] For more information, visit Densho
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Interview location: Las Vegas, Nevada Kimi's memories of first arriving in the U.S. Segment 11 of 17 [ Previous segment ] -- [ Next segment ] For more information, visit Densho
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Interview location: Las Vegas, Nevada Having children Segment 12 of 17 [ Previous segment ] -- [ Next segment ] For more information, visit Densho
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Interview location: Las Vegas, Nevada Talking to children about wartime experiences Segment 13 of 17 [ Previous segment ] -- [ Next segment ] For more information, visit Densho
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Interview location: Las Vegas, Nevada Visiting the Manzanar camp site Segment 14 of 17 [ Previous segment ] -- [ Next segment ] For more information, visit Densho
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